Category: Feature Articles

SFM’s Feature Articles cover a broad range of subjects relevant to angling or related topics relevant to the Susquehanna River region. These topics include, but are not limited to: techniques, locations, conservation, and either advanced or introductory concepts.

Charting New Waters

After fishing the lakes near me for the past three months—Pinchot, Williams, Marburg–I decided today that it was time to chart some new waters. I headed about an hour north of me to Pine Grove Furnace State Park, and Laurel…

April 17 Susquehanna River Field Notes from PADEP

The latest Field Notes from PADEP are available on their Susquehanna River portal page. Some Highlights: DEP staff are coordinating with Fish and Boat Commission and USGS to begin collecting adult smallmouth bass for histopathology and chemical investigations. Water chemistry…

Getting schooled by Jack…

By Bryan Wilhelm It happens, no matter how clever you are. Regardless of that new technique, you have in your kit that is reported to be amazing… It happens.  For every angler who fishes with a partner, there will be…

Night Time Fly Fishing

By Jim Misiura The first thing to think about when night fishing is of course, safety. You should always fish at night with a friend. It is safer if you have an accident, and more fun for you both. Check…

Fly Fishing with Poppers

By Jim Misiura Probably the most fun you can have with a fly rod is casting poppers to feisty smallmouth bass and bluegill, and there is no better way to learn the great sport of fly fishing. Fortunately for us,…